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“Dvd release 2010- Many of us have some knowledge of the Sino-Japanese war; and many are the films that have portrayed what happened during that period. "CITY OF LIFE AND DEATH" is
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City of Life and Death takes place in 1937, during the height of theSecond Sino-Japanese War. The Imperial Japanese Army has just captured the then-capital of the Republic of ChinaNanjing. What followed was known as the Nanking Massacre, a period of several weeks wherein massive numbers of Chinese prisoners of war and civilians were killed.
The film tells the story of several figures, both historical and fictional, including a Chinese soldier, a schoolteacher, a Japanese soldier, a foreign missionary, and John Rabe, a Nazi businessman who would ultimately save thousands of Chinese civilians.

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Director: Chuan Lu
Genre: Drama, History, War
Release Date: 22 April 2009 (China)
Screen Writer: Chuan Lu
Runtime: Hong Kong: 132 min
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